North Carolina’s Republican-led Senate Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting on Wednesday rolled out a skeleton proposal for a constitutional amendment to switch from electing judges to a multistep appointment process. But political observers are skeptical the public would surrender the right to elect judges and pass a required referendum if an amendment went to voters. The public also might balk at the complex nature of the proposal. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
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Welcome Irwin Morris to the School of Public and International Affairs
Irwin Morris has been named Executive Director of the School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1, 2019. He most recently chaired the Department of Government and Politics and served as professor of political science at the University of Maryland at College Park.